Search Results for "Strokes In The Elderly"

03:04 EDT 3rd September 2014 | BioPortfolio

Original Source: Health problems in elderly patients during the first post-stroke year.

Abstract Background. A wide range of health problems has been reported in elderly post-stroke patients. Aim. The aim of this study was to analyse the prevalence and timing of health problems identified by patient interviews and scrutiny of primary health care and municipality elderly health care records during the first post-stroke year. Methods. A total of 390 consecutive patients, ≥65 years, discharged alive from hospital after a stroke event, were followed for 1 year post-admission. Information on the ...

Matching Channels

Hypernatremia in the elderly

Stroke CVA

A stroke is a cerebrovascular accident that results in inadequate blood flow to part of the brain, starving it of oxygen and causing immediate and irreversible changes to the neurones. If affects 15...

Vascular Dementia

Vascular Dementia accounts for 25% of all dementias (the second most commen cause after Alzheimers. It is the cumulative effects of many small strokes - patients often have evidence of vascular path...

Lipitor

Lipitor was the best selling drug in 2009, with the 2009 annual sales coming in at over $5m for its company, Pfizer Inc. Lipitor is the brand name for an atorvastatin calcium medication that is pres...

Pseudomonas aeruginosa Vaccines

Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an opportunistic gram-negative bacteria that lives in soil, water, and even in environments like hot tubs. For most healthy people, this bacteria seldom poses a problem. Pse...

Matching News

Regular blood transfusions can reduce repeat strokes in children with sickle cell disease

Vanderbilt-led research, as part of an international, multicenter trial, found regular blood transfusion therapy significantly reduces the recurrence of silent strokes and strokes in children with sic...

U.S. strokes, stroke deaths decreased over past decades

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The number of Americans having strokes and the number dying following strokes decreased over the past 20 years, according to a new study.

Regular blood transfusion therapy reduces recurrence of strokes in kids with sickle cell anemia

Vanderbilt-led research, as part of an international, multicenter trial, found regular blood transfusion therapy significantly reduces the recurrence of silent strokes and strokes in children with sic...

Study: Diabetic heart attacks and strokes falling

In the midst of the diabetes epidemic, a glimmer of good news: Heart attacks, strokes and other complications from the disease are plummeting. Over the last two decades, the rates of heart attacks and...

Stroke Rounds: Fewer Strokes in High-Risk Patients

(MedPage Today) -- Ischemic stroke rates dropped as warfarin use increased among Medicare beneficiaries over a 19-year period -- even among groups that have not been well represented in clinical trial...

No proven benefit of home care visits for UK elderly, finds review

A large-scale review of academic literature into whether home care visits provide benefits for the elderly concludes there is 'no consistent evidence' to show they lead to the elderly living longer or...

Strokes & Death Rates in U.S. Fall Over Past Two Decades, Researchers Say

Fewer Americans are having strokes and those who do have a lower risk of dying from them, finds a new study led by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health researchers. The study found a 24% o...

U.S. makes progress in stroke outcomes as deaths drop

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The number of Americans having strokes and the number dying following strokes decreased over the past 20 years, according to a new study. The declines...

Matching PubMed Articles

Ischemic Posterior Circulation Stroke: A Review of Anatomy, Clinical Presentations, Diagnosis, and Current Management.

Posterior circulation strokes represent approximately 20% of all ischemic strokes (1, 2). In contrast to the anterior circulation, several differences in presenting symptoms, clinical evaluation, diag...

Sickle-cell disease stroke throughout life: A retrospective study in an adult referral center.

Strokes are one of the most severe complications of sickle-cell disease. Most studies have been restricted to children with sickle-cell disease. To better understand the characteristics and follow-up ...

Income and family support among rural elderly in Zhejiang Province, China.

This paper examines the net income of a sample of 100 elderly living in two villages in Zhejiang Province. A natural experimental study design was employed to examine village differences in prosperity...

Neuroradiology and voice findings in stroke.

Neurological dysphonias are vocal disorders followed by injuries or changes in the nervous system. Stroke is the second leading cause of death worldwide and the brain damage caused by it can affect co...

Pitching Effects of Buoyancy During Four Competitive Swimming Strokes.

The purpose of this study was to determine the pitching effects of buoyancy during all competitive swimming strokes - freestyle, backstroke, butterfly and breaststroke. Laser body scans of national-le...

Search Whole site using Google

Loading
Search BioPortfolio:
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement Advertisement